AGM KAMPKOOK 2 BRNR ID?

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  1. algentry1

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    Hi folks,

    I went to the local junk store today and scored a couple of things I haven't seen before. I searched KampKook and American Gas Machine Company, and didn't find anything to help. I looked at the links page, and so forth...
    Is there anybody here who can tell me an approximate time period for this old stove?

    I can't make out the model number or address.. any help will be welcomed...I never saw a KampKook in person before :-k :-k :shock: :D :D



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    Thanks,
    Al
     
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    Hi Al,
    Here is a link to Terrance Marsh's website:
    http://terrence.marsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/lantern/index.htm
    You can trace it out from the headings, but I will find it for you. Yours looks kind of like a 2821 which is shown about 2/3rds of the way down this page. Not all models are shown here, but it will give you an idea.
    http://terrence.marsh.faculty.noctrl.edu/lantern/stovead.html

    Best,
    Randy

    *edit* I looked again and it's not a 2821, but maybe a little earlier. They made a bunch of different models with minor difference in grills and designs from what I can tell.
     
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    Randy,


    this is the same stove, different color and decal
    same odd generator...
    same tank with recessed ends...
    same legs that fold up to hold lid closed? :?:
    same grill and wind screens with notches in the bottom to fit the case sides...
    same part numbers called for on the decal.. hmm

    I think....

    Al :-k :-k
     
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    Well there you go! Outlaw's stove is in amazing shape. Sadly, for the want of eight dollars being in my pocket at the time, I missed one of these or a very similar model about two months back. It was in a Salvation Army Thrift and I didn't have eight bucks in my pocket and felt like I couldn't justify asking my wife to use her bank card to pick it up, since I already have the Kampkook model 3. I regretted it later. That stove was in the same kind of condition as Outlaw's.
     
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    KampKooks were made by American Gas & Machine (AGM) and the company was based in Albert Lea, Minnisota. Their lanterns when first made were not as good as a Coleman but servicable. Later they used the same generator works as Coleman and they were then a much better unit.

    The large generator/vapourizer of the AGM stove is for leaded gasoline. The idea (i'm guessing here) was that with the larger area and added filtering device (steel wool like material) inside it would make leaded gasoline burn better. When the Generator filled up with gunk you replaced the whole unit rather than cleaning it, like one can do with a Coleman.

    I have two, one in near new condition. In fact i do not believe it has ever been fired.

    lance
     
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    Thanks Lance,

    I was really curious about the generator, and kind of suspected that's what the extra plumbing was for. I know they were advertised to run on leaded gas. And, my label mentions a part number for a filter.


    Best,
    AL
     
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    Hi; your AMG (KampKook) has the later round logo, bar grill and gas tank. I would guess post war but pre 50's.

    Mike...
     
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    I was over to Bakersfield the last few days, and I stumbled on a KampKook # 8B, in really good shape, only one problem, the tank must have been made out of gold, they wanted $175 USD for it ! :shock: I offered them $20, which it was worth, but no joy.
     
  9. algentry1

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    Mike,

    Thanks for the feedback!

    I forgot to subscribe to this thread, and have been off the forum for a few days. Sorry for the slow response. :oops:


    Al
     
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  10. scouterjan

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    That's a nice AGM. I have a few older KampKooks
    Jan